While most people are turning their thoughts to the last of the works Christmas parties, out buying those last minute gifts for their friends and family, or putting on the sprouts ahead of the big day, spare a thought for our gallant sportsmen who are getting themselves ready to provide your post-festivities entertainment.
There are a number of ways for you to get your fix of live rugby league action over the festive period as the players seek to blow away the cobwebs ahead of what is certain to be a demanding 2017 season across all divisions.
You can get your festive fill as follows;
Monday 26th December 2016
11:30 – Leeds Rhinos v. Wakefield Trinity
12:00 – Batley Bulldogs v. Dewsbury Rams
12:00 – Halifax RLFC v. Featherstone Rovers
13:30 – Castleford Tigers v. Hull FC
Tuesday 27th December 2016
15:00 – Widnes Vikings v. Warrington Wolves
If you are going out for a few hours on the terraces over the festive period to work off that extra mince pie or helping of Christmas pudding then be sure to enjoy your rugby league.